Back in the day getting ‘sleeved-up’ was considered extreme.
Where most of us would think “skin,” they instantly think “canvas” – dedicating every inch of their flesh to some of the illest illustrations we’ve ever seen.
Wayne said it best: “bodies marked up like a subway in Harlem!”
As time progressed however, some of music’s hottest rappers and rock stars have taken decorating their dermis to the extreme – tagging their bodies in places we would have never assumed an ink needle would ever touch!
These guys and gals started thinking with their heads and got creative – literally.
Birdman took the lead in 2009 with the debut of a blood-red, five point star which crowned the center of his cranium.
Though the placement of these tattoos are extreme, we certainly can’t deny that they’re still dope!
Here’s a list of some of the best rock star and rapper skull art!